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Unlikely Angel (1996)

Not Rated
TV Movie | 95 min | Comedy, Fantasy

Dolly Parton portrayed a country music performer who meets an untimely demise, but cannot enter heaven until she performs a good deed back on Earth, to get a workaholic widower and his children back together again for Christmas.See moreDolly Parton portrayed a country music performer who meets an untimely demise, but cannot enter heaven until she performs a good deed back on Earth, to get a workaholic widower and his children back together again for Christmas. Written by John Sacksteder See less
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Catherine Ann Jones (story) (as Katherine Ann Jones) | Liz Coe (teleplay) | Robert L. Freedman (teleplay)
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$4,000,000
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Dec 17, 1996 (United States)

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16 cast members
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Dolly Parton
Ruby Diamond Ruby Diamond   See fewer
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Roddy McDowall
Saint Peter Saint Peter   See fewer
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Brian Kerwin
Ben Bartilson Ben Bartilson   See fewer
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Allison Mack
Sarah Bartilson Sarah Bartilson   See fewer
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Eli Marienthal
Matthew Bartilson Matthew Bartilson   See fewer
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Shelly Lenna Bauerly
Angel in Choir Angel in Choir   See fewer
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Ricki Dale
Secretary Secretary   See fewer
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Maria del Mar
Allison Allison   See fewer
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Matt Lincoln
Tree Farm Worker Tree Farm Worker   See fewer
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James Lurie
Maitre'd Maitre'd   See fewer
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Frances Peach
Bingo Lady Bingo Lady   See fewer
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Gary Sandy
Charlie Charlie   See fewer
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Terrie Snell
Church Lady Church Lady   See fewer
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Jana Stave
Honky Tonk Woman Honky Tonk Woman   See fewer
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Billy 'Sly' Williams
Security Guard Security Guard   See fewer
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Ron Wolf
Jeremiah Jeremiah   See fewer
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6.8 / 10 | 750 votes